du·ra·ble /ˈdʊrəbəl ||ˈdjʊr-/
Du·ra·ble a. Able to endure or continue in a particular condition; lasting; not perishable or changeable; not wearing out or decaying soon; enduring; as, durable cloth; durable happiness.
Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. --Prov. viii. 18.
An interest which from its object and grounds must be so durable. --De Quincey.
Syn: -- Lasting; permanent; enduring; firm; stable; continuing; constant; persistent. See Lasting.
adj 1: existing for a long time; "hopes for a durable peace"; "a
long-lasting friendship" [syn: lasting, long-lasting,
2: serviceable for a long time; "durable denim jeans" [syn: long-wearing]
3: very long lasting; "less durable rocks were gradually worn
away to form valleys"; "the perdurable granite of the
ancient Appalachian spine of the continent" [syn: indestructible,